D'Entrecasteaux Islands
geographical name islands SW Pacific N of E tip of New Guinea belonging to Papua New Guinea area 1200 square miles (3120 square kilometers), population 38,894

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  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands — [dän΄trə kas′tō] group of islands off SE New Guinea: part of the country of Papua New Guinea: c. 1,200 sq mi (3,108 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands — /ˌdɒntrəkæstoʊ ˈaɪləndz/ (say .dontruhkastoh uyluhndz) plural noun a group of volcanic islands, part of PNG, off the south eastern coast of New Guinea. 3141 km2. {named by J D Entrecasteaux} …   Australian English dictionary

  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands — /dahonn trddeuh kann stoh / a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea. * * * Island group, Papua New Guinea. Located in the South Pacific Ocean, the group includes Normanby, Fergusson, and Goodenough islands and many… …   Universalium

  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands — D En′tre•cas′teaux Is′lands [[t]ˈdɑn trəˈkæs toʊ, ˌdɑn [/t]] n. pl. geg a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea …   From formal English to slang

  • D'Entrecasteaux Islands — /dahonn trddeuh kann stoh / a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea …   Useful english dictionary

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